How To Change Office Update Targeting Channel.

When working with office there are some different types of targeting channels regarding updates for your programs. Sometimes it’s necessary to have a newer or older version.


As of writing this post there is no way to change the channel directly from the client, you would have to set this from your microsoft tenant.

But if you want to just change the targeting channel of one user/client you can run the following in a .bat/cmd file or directly via CMD.exe.

You can choose to change the “Channel=****” to your preferred setting.

Monthly = Channel=Monthly
Semi-Annual = Channel=Deferred
(Every six months, in January and July)

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